BRE Fire Research Conference 2020

    13 February 2020
    BRE, Watford
    Online price £150.00 per person , plus VAT.

    The Fifth Fire Research Conference will be reflecting BRE’s standing in the field of fire behaviour research and fire performance testing,

    Details

    The Fifth Fire Research Conference will be held on 13th February 2020. Reflecting BRE’s standing in the field of fire behaviour research and fire performance testing, the programme will reveal the diversity and influence of BRE’s research activities, working with government and major stakeholders on pressing areas for investigation and improvement in fire protection and fire risk management.

    Our fire experts carry out a wide range of research projects that are of great value to the industry. The Fire Research Conference will disseminate this vital information and give delegates the opportunity to meet and network with like-minded professionals from across fire-related communities.

    Event programme

    09:30

    Registration, tea and coffee

    10:00

    Welcome and Introduction

    Dr Debbie Smith OBE

    Managing Director, BRE Global

    10:15

    Keynote Address - CFD simulations for fire safety science and fire safety engineering

    Prof. Bart Merci

    Faculty of Engineering and Architecture, Ghent University

    11:00

    Revision of BS 7974 and its accompanying Published Documents

    Roger Harrison

    Technical Director, BRE Global

    11:25

    Networking Break

    11:50

    Guidance for domestic watermist systems

    Corinne Williams / Louise Jackman

    Principal Consultant, Fire Safety, BRE Global / Principal Consultant, Fire Suppression, BRE Global

    12:15

    Causes of fire fatalities and serious fire injuries in Scotland and ways to reduce them

    Raman Chagger

    Principal Consultant, Fire Safety, BRE Global

    12:40

    Networking Lunch & Innovation Park Tours

    13:45

    Determining the optimum replacement period for smoke detectors in domestic and commercial environments

    Gemma Forbes-Pepitone

    Consultant, Fire Safety, BRE Global

    14:10

    Characteristics of modern domestic fires

    Corinne Williams

    Principal Consultant, Fire Safety, BRE Global

    14:35

    Networking Break

    15:00

    The importance of fire safety within architectural design and services

    Graham Lee

    Principal Consultant, Building Technology, BRE Global

    15:25

    Fire performance of cladding materials

    Tom Lennon / Octavian Lalu

    Principal Consultant / Fire Safety Scientist, BRE Global

    16:00

    Event close

    Intended audience

    • Insurance
    • Manufacturing
    • Housing
    • Transport
    • Government
    • Academic
    • Emergency 
    • Any other related sector

    For more information:

    Gemma Speck
    gemma.speck@bregroup.com
    01923664408

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    Online price £150.00 per person , plus VAT.
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